March 11, 2013 - 11:00am
Today Mike Casey is known as one of the greatest scorers to ever wear a Kentucky jersey, so it comes as little suprise that he is a Sports legend of the 'Ville.
Hall of Fame coach Adolph Rupp once said that Mike Casey “…was the best money player that (he) ever coached.” He went on to say that, “when there was money on the table, you wanted Mike Casey to have the ball in his hands.”High endorsement for the Shelbyville native,...
February 24, 2013 - 1:32pm
Rupp Arena
Behind strong efforts by Alex Poythress, Julius Mays, and the Rupp Arena crowd, UK got its biggest win of the season by beating Missour 90-83 Saturday night.
Bolstered by what John Calipari called "as good a crowd and as impactful a crowd as he's ever coached (in front of) in a building"  UK got the signature win it needed Saturday night in Lexington. Julius Mays scored 24 points, including 8 in the overtime period, to lead four Cats...
February 21, 2013 - 11:34am
Rupp Arena
After a week that saw UK lose two games by a combined 47 points; and perhaps the best player in college basketball this year to a torn ACL, the Cats rebounded by holding on to defeat the Commodores 74-70 Wednesday night at Rupp Arena.
Just like we thought at the beginning of the season, right? UK gets a big night from a freshman center, including two key blocks late in the game, to beat a conference opponent and strengthen their tournament resume.Raise your hand if you had this thought at some point prior to last week about...
February 19, 2013 - 11:00am
The 2013 Naismith Hall of Fame finalists have been announced, and the all too familiar local name of Pitino is among the ranks that could be officially inducted.
Is Rick Pitino hall of fame worthy? The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame says he just might be.This comes after the news that Pitino is among the finalists for induction into the hall for 2013, his friendly competition for the award consists of basketball icons Maurice Cheeks, Tim Hardaway...
February 18, 2013 - 11:00am
It might seem out of the ordinary for Sports Legends of the Ville to highlight a radio show; and it is. But, for good reason, as one will have to see upon listening to the incredibly entertaining Joe B. and Denny Show.
They each have coached NCAA championship teams; they each have reached final fours; but for Joe B. Hall and Denny Crum that’s almost where the two diverge; and yet at some point they reunite somehow for The Joe B. and Denny Show.This is the first time sports legends of the ‘Ville has...